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March 10, 2014 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Ballistic Missiles
Iran's top diplomat questioned the seriousness of Western atomic negotiators after extensive talks with a chief multilateral envoy, the Wall Street Journal reports.
March 10, 2014 | Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring
Russian Defense Ministry sources are warning that New START arms control inspections could become a casualty of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
March 10, 2014 | Aliya Sternstein | Terrorism
U.S. transportation officials have suspended live tests of technology that would expand background checks on flight passengers to include Web-use analyses.
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The Scottish government is demanding an apology from London for a lack of notification about a radiation leak at a nuclear reactor based in Scotland.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron should apologize for not notifying the Scottish parliament in 2012 when the emission ...
March 10, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction
Destroying Syria's chemical weapons by a June deadline was the focus of a White House meeting with the disarmament effort's international overseer.
Senior Obama administration officials are insisting the government is not retreating from its focus on nuclear security despite proposed funding cuts.
March 7, 2014 | Douglas P. Guarino | Security of Chemicals
Lawmakers are urging new rules be issued under an existing Obama executive order.
Some of Russia's neighbors are looking to boost their military capabilities in the face of the nuclear-armed power's continued occupation of Crimea.
March 7, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Preparedness and Response, Radiological
Congressional auditors are telling the Energy Department it should collaborate more with other key agencies on developing ways to secure radiological items.
March 7, 2014 | Bio-Preparedness and Response , Bio-Surveillance , Preparedness and Response, Chemical
Miniature lasers could play a key role in sniffing out possible chemical or biological threats from safe distances.
Quote of the Day
Dan Green, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency manager, on efforts to develop a small and portable chemical- and biological-threat detection technology.
We also want to take a couple of zeroes off the price tag.